Feb 7

Job: Consulate Assistant at the Miami Japanese Consulate

Deadline: Friday, February 7th, 2014

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Position: Consular Assistant
Location: Miami Japanese Consulate
Type: Full-time


The Consular Section at the Consulate General of Japan in Miami has an opening for a Consular Assistant.

Work Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 A.M.-5:30 P.M.
Lunch Hour: 12:30P.M.-1:30 P.M.

  • Answer phone calls and e-mails regarding Japanese visas, re-entry permits, Japanese textbooks, and request for investigation of lost articles.
  • Collect and revise all visa application packages at the Consulate.
  • When necessary, interview the applicants to verify information they have provided for their visa application.
  • Process all Japanese textbook orders from Japan for the two Japanese schools in Florida, and for all individual home schooled children.
  • Assist the Consul with Japanese nationals in the State of Florida who are in need of Consular services.
  • Assist in Consular events in the community

You will not be required to work weekends unless a special event is taking place. In such cases, you will be given advance notice. Over-time is available when approved. Health benefits are included.


  • High School Degree or equivalent
  • Fluent English and Japanese (reading and writing)
  • Moderate computer skills (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Hold a green card, resident visa or are a US citizen legally allowed to work in the States


Please submit a cover letter (400 character max), and resume by no later than February 7, 2014.

Please send all information to: info @ mi.mofa.go.jp       

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